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Official Name: Ilex paraguariensis

Other Names: Mate, Paraguay Tea, Yerba
Gender: Masculine
Metaphysical Powers: Fidelity, Love, Lust

Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Yerba Mate

  • Wear Yerba Mate to attract the opposite sex.

  • An infusion of Yerba is a fine lust potion, and if drunk with a loved one, it will ensure that you will stay together.

  • To break off the relationship, spill some on the ground.


Yerba mate is a traditional South American brew said to offer the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate” all in one.

Spiritually this herb is used in worship, religion, and other important tribal ceremonies.

Drinking Yerba Mate can increase creativity, insight, clarity, heightened consciousness, and much more. This drink is considered magickal. It works on the entire mind/body/spirit each time it is drunk. Once tried, many find Yerba Mate delightful, creating a deep bond with the plant that deepens and becomes more robust over time.

Yerba Mate has a history of being worn to attrack a partner in life, however it can be used in spells and rituals for love. Tonics and Tinctures of Yerba Mate have been used for the effects of lust. Adding some to your partner and your own drink is said to assist in extending the lust for one another and improving relationships. For those wishing to end a relationship it is said that when sharing a drink with Yerba Mate in it, simply spill some of the drink on the ground and the relationship will wither.


Yerba Mate is known to be used in sachets and charms to attract both love and lust to a person. Placing some Yerba Mate in a bedroom is said to enhance the lust, sprinkling some on a pillow or sheets is said to enhance time in the bedroom.


Magickal Blessings,




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